Fast Facts

  • Attended Archbishop Quigley Preparatory Seminary, with plans to become a Dominican priest.
  • Worked as a public school teacher in the Chicago area before his acting career took off.
  • Co-founded Legacy Productions, a Chicago theatre that produces plays of historical significance to the black community, in 1989.
  • Made his big-screen debut in the Gene Hackman thriller The Package (1989).
  • Landed regular roles on the short-lived drama Commander in Chief and Joss Whedon's sci-fi series Dollhouse.
  • Has an older sister and two older brothers.

Awards

  • 2004, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee

Relationships

  • Lillian Lennix — Mother

College

  • Northwestern University, Evanston, IL (Communication, 1986)

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Details

  • Birth Name: Harry Joseph Lennix III
  • Birth Place: Chicago, IL
  • Birthday: November 16, 1964, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor
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